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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
DF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. DF: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.07
Current: 0.07
0.01
0.07
Equity to Asset 0.22
DF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 1538 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. DF: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.02  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.22
-0.02
0.36
Interest Coverage 1.40
DF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
88% of the 1196 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. DF: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
DF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.66 Max: 3.34
Current: 1.4
0.14
3.34
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.88
M-Score: -3.66
WACC vs ROIC
7.01%
4.23%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 1.15
DF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1572 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.88 vs. DF: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.37  Med: 2.65 Max: 6.44
Current: 1.15
-21.37
6.44
Net-margin (%) -0.10
DF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. DF: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.22  Med: 1.30 Max: 9.02
Current: -0.1
-16.22
9.02
ROE (%) -1.50
DF's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1536 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. DF: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -225.71  Med: 13.14 Max: 151.78
Current: -1.5
-225.71
151.78
ROA (%) -0.33
DF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 1601 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. DF: -0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.98  Med: 2.26 Max: 19.13
Current: -0.33
-22.98
19.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.72
DF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.70 vs. DF: 3.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -78.15  Med: 16.39 Max: 29.06
Current: 3.72
-78.15
29.06
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.40
DF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. DF: -4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.3  Med: 4.60 Max: 37.6
Current: -4.4
-13.3
37.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -20.00
DF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. DF: -20.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.9  Med: 2.10 Max: 41.9
Current: -20
-21.9
41.9
» DF's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-05-10)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

DF Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,073,634 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 12,825 sh (-7.23%)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,600 sh (-85.98%)
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Q2 2015

DF Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 404,400 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 2,094,936 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 61,265 sh (+149.04%)
Mario Gabelli 13,775 sh (+7.41%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
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Q3 2015

DF Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 1,439,200 sh (+255.89%)
Mario Gabelli 39,445 sh (+186.35%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,318,329 sh (+58.40%)
Paul Tudor Jones 54,825 sh (-10.51%)
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Q4 2015

DF Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 2,317,850 sh (+61.05%)
Paul Tudor Jones 76,727 sh (+39.95%)
Joel Greenblatt 2,829,212 sh (-14.74%)
Mario Gabelli 12,735 sh (-67.71%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 11.86
DF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. DF: 11.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 15.45
DF's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 23.17 vs. DF: 15.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
DF' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 7.07 Max: 35.96
Current: 15.45
2.2
35.96
P/B 3.11
DF's P/B is ranked lower than
72% of the 1491 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. DF: 3.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 2.20 Max: 176.28
Current: 3.11
0.48
176.28
P/S 0.20
DF's P/S is ranked higher than
88% of the 1538 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. DF: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.33
Current: 0.2
0.06
0.33
PFCF 6.93
DF's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. DF: 6.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.54  Med: 6.20 Max: 534.17
Current: 6.93
2.54
534.17
POCF 4.18
DF's POCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.56 vs. DF: 4.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 3.67 Max: 11.82
Current: 4.18
1.3
11.82
EV-to-EBIT 45.60
DF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
87% of the 1240 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.12 vs. DF: 45.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -219.8  Med: 9.90 Max: 309.8
Current: 45.6
-219.8
309.8
EV-to-EBITDA 10.56
DF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
58% of the 1291 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.70 vs. DF: 10.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
DF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3  Med: 7.30 Max: 45.6
Current: 10.56
-3
45.6
Shiller P/E 35.78
DF's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
61% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 26.76 vs. DF: 35.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
DF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49  Med: 11.23 Max: 40.53
Current: 35.78
2.49
40.53
Current Ratio 1.41
DF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1422 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. DF: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.37 Max: 1.7
Current: 1.41
1.03
1.7
Quick Ratio 1.08
DF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 1421 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. DF: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.54
Current: 1.08
0.72
1.54
Days Inventory 14.92
DF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
93% of the 1472 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 65.56 vs. DF: 14.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12  Med: 15.72 Max: 19.5
Current: 14.92
12
19.5
Days Sales Outstanding 29.71
DF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 39.12 vs. DF: 29.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.06  Med: 29.89 Max: 32.8
Current: 29.71
25.06
32.8
Days Payable 23.31
DF's Days Payable is ranked lower than
75% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 43.85 vs. DF: 23.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
DF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.38  Med: 25.31 Max: 35.4
Current: 23.31
22.38
35.4

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.66
DF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
56% of the 1419 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. DF: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
DF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.52 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.66
0.4
1.8
Forward Dividend Yield 2.05
DF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
51% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. DF: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.66
DF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. DF: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
DF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.52 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.66
0.4
1.8
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
DF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. DF: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
DF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.3  Med: -2.30 Max: 5.1
Current: -0.1
-20.3
5.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 4.76
DF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
79% of the 1410 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. DF: 4.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.51  Med: 5.18 Max: 6.12
Current: 4.76
4.51
6.12
Price/Projected FCF 1.19
DF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. DF: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.55 Max: 1.13
Current: 1.19
0.21
1.13
Price/Median PS Value 1.23
DF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 1374 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. DF: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.15 Max: 4.17
Current: 1.23
0.47
4.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.24
DF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1544 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. DF: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 9.40 Max: 23.1
Current: 2.24
0.3
23.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.42
DF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. DF: 8.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
DF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 16.10 Max: 44.3
Current: 8.42
3.7
44.3

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $8122
EPS $ -0.08
Beta0.93
Short Percentage of Float30.99%
52-Week Range $14.56 - 21.17
Shares Outstanding(Mil)91.69

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 7,554 7,526
EPS($) 1.40 1.48
EPS without NRI($) 1.40 1.48

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Dean Foods Company was incorporated in Delaware in 1994. The Company processes and distributes milk, other fluid dairy products, and plant-based beverages in the United States, North America as well as Europe. Its business is segmented into two - Fresh Dairy Direct and The WhiteWave Foods Company. Fresh Dairy Direct processes and distributes fluid milk and other dairy products in the United States. Its product portfolio include milk, ice cream, cultured dairy products, creamers, ice cream mix and other dairy products that sold under more than 50 familiar local and regional brands and an array of private labels. It also produces and distributes Tru Mo, flavored milk. It currently operates 79 manufacturing facilities in 32 states. WhiteWave manufactures, markets and sells plant-based foods and beverages, coffee creamers and beverages, and premium dairy products throughout North America and Europe. Its products are sold under various brands, including Silk plant-based beverages, International Delight and LAND O LAKES coffee creamers and beverages and Horizon Organic premium dairy products in North America, as well as Alpro and Provamel plant-based foods and beverages in Europe. Its customers including grocery stores, mass merchandisers, club stores, convenience stores, and health food stores, as well as through various away-from-home channels, including restaurants and foodservice outlets. The products are primarily sold through its direct sales force and independent brokers.
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